While Super Bowl fans are riding zip lines through downtown Indianapolis this week in the runup to the National Football League’s championship game, taxpayers are digging deeper in their pockets to pay for the stadium where the game will be played.
Governor Mitch Daniels of Indiana, who is considering a Republican presidential bid, received 16 stitches to his forehead today following an accident at a fitness center in Indianapolis, his office said in a statement.
Ohio Governor John Kasich wants his fellow Republican governors in Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania to join him in an unprecedented initiative to replace their state fleets with vehicles that run on compressed natural gas.
As the city-run Women’s Health Center in Bayonne , New Jersey, closed its doors last month for the final time, workers hauled away desks, cabinets and dozens of white boxes labeled “pregnancy tests” and “condoms.”
Unions and their allies are planning rallies, vigils and press conferences in at least 27 states this week against what they see as a national attack on government employees that is a seminal moment for organized labor.
New Jersey students, set to return to school next month, may find larger classes and fewer teachers following an $820 million cut in state aid to balance the budget, according to a survey of the state’s school districts.